One of the great things about the start of another month is that it gives us new things to look forward to—like new online content to binge-watch. Popular TV show and movie streaming platform Netflix serves us a mixed bag of films and limited series this March.
Want to know more? We suggest that you prepare your pens and mark your calendars as My Pope Philippines lists all the movies and series that are coming to Netflix this first week of March. (Read: Every Parent Has to See ’18 Again’ on Netflix – Here’s Why!)
Note: From action and drama to comedy and animation, Netflix has something for everyone— so each member of the family will enjoy this for sure!
Before The Queen’s Gambit, there was this 1993 drama (originally titled Searching for Bobby Fischer) about Josh Waitzkin (Max Pomeranc), a 7-year-old speed chess prodigy whose gift is honed by chess hustler Vinnie (Laurence Fishburne) and chess master Bruce (Ben Kingsley). The movie received a 100% rating from Rotten Tomatoes.
Innocent Moves is coming to Netflix on March 1.
I Can See You: The Promise
Part of GMA Network’s hit drama romance anthology, this series stars Paolo Contis as reclusive widower Frank who takes a shine to Ivy (Andrea Torres), girlfriend of his cousin Jude (Benjamin Alves). But are Frank’s feelings for Ivy for real—or does she just remind him of his late wife? (Read: Meet the Asian Women Who Will Voice ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’)
I Can See You: The Promise premieres on Netflix on March 1.
Celebrated African-American jazz pianist Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali) and street-smart club bouncer Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen) form an unlikely friendship in a road trip through the Deep South, at the height of segregation in the 1960s. The 2018 comedy-drama swept up Oscars for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Original Screenplay.
Green Book will be available on Netflix starting March 1.
Shy, 16-year-old Vivien (Hadley Johnson) shakes up her high school and its toxic, sexist culture when she anonymously produces a zine inspired by her former rebel mom (Amy Poehler). The coming-of-age film is based on the novel by Jennifer Mathieu. (Read: 3 Reasons Why We Love ‘Gameboys’ – and Can’t Wait for Season 2!)
Moxie premieres on Netflix on March 3.
Murder Among the Mormons
This three-part documentary series reinvestigates the 1985 bombings in Salt Lake City, Utah, that led to two deaths and several injuries. The perpetrator: Mark Hofmann, a master forger and counterfeiter known for faking numerous documents and selling them to the Church of the Latter-Day Saints. He is serving a life sentence.
Murder Among the Mormons is coming to Netflix on March 3.
Writer and director Jordan Peele follows the success of Get Out with this horror movie about a family under attack by people who look exactly like them. Lupita Nyong’go, Winston Duke, Elizabeth Moss, and Tim Hedeicker star. (Read: Exclusive: Bey Talks ‘Crash Landing,’ Music Inspirations, and More!)
Watch Us on Netflix starting March 3.
Welcome to Marwen
Steve Carell is Mark Hogancamp, an artist brutally beaten up by five men. To deal with trauma and memory loss, he creates dolls and photographs them in a make-believe village set in World War II Belgium. The drama is based on the real-life story of Mark Hogancamp, the former Navy man with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Welcome to Marwen premieres on Netflix on March 5.
City of Ghosts
For kids and kids at heart, this hybrid documentary and animated series finds members of the Ghost Club learning about Los Angeles’s history through their interviews with ghosts. (LIST: Mystery Series to Watch if You Liked ‘The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel’)
City of Ghosts is coming to Netflix on March 5.
Olga Kurylenko is Klara, a Syria War veteran who taps into her skills as an elite soldier to avenge the death of her sister in this French action thriller.
Watch Sentinelle on Netflix starting March 5.